**PIC Blur-endorsed Icelandic duo move from techno to post-punk on an itchy claustrophobic debut
I'm Over You
Martine's back, and she's dropped the ballads...
Except, readers, this song is not about tightrope walking at all. That would be ridiculous. It's actually about trapeze artists.
Anyway, after a series of ballads certified by great record-buying public as Quite Good But Not Very Exciting, Martine returns with a new image, a new hairdo with blonde bits in and - this is the good bit - a new sound. Up, funkier and with more hooks than a shop selling crap film versions of 'Peter Pan', 'I'm Over You' sounds like a single by a proper pop star rather than some bird off the telly. (And while the tempo's hardly up there with Moby's 'Thousand', it's a step in the right direction.)
Martine reckons this new direction is down to the fact that she's happier now than last year. Simple as that. And if you're happy, Martine, it seems we're happy.
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